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Vicky Holland talks Rio and her love of triathhlon

Olympic bronze medallist Vicky Holland talks to us about Rio, her love of triathlon and why everyone should give the sport a go
26 August 2016 at 20:42

BallBuster race tips

2015 BallbBuster victor and course record holder Andy Greenleaf shares his top tips for a successful race
25 August 2016 at 12:08

Challenge Regensburg in pictures

With the historic town of Regensburg making a dramatic and beautiful backdrop racing Challenge Regensburg has to be on your bucket list.
23 August 2016 at 14:40

Should you trust your bike power meter?

Know what your power output should be for an Ironman bike leg, but worried this doesn't allow for fitness/injury issues and wondering whether to trust the power meter on race-day or should you should back off if you are not feeling comfortable? Joe Beer has some advice
22 August 2016 at 11:29

Lucy Gossage on winning Ironman UK

Lucy reflects on what winning Ironman UK meant to her and why triathlon is so much more than just being about swim, bike and run
22 August 2016 at 10:29

How to run like Gwen Jorgensen

We ask the Olympic champ’s coach Jamie Turner to talk us through her run form
21 August 2016 at 12:00

Helen Jenkins on making her third Olympics

The two-time world champ answers your questions on her Gold Coast win and her third Games in Rio…
19 August 2016 at 14:48

Meet Non Stanford and Vicky Holland

They train together, race together and live together. And tomorrow they’ll be lining up at the biggest race of their lives – the Rio Olympics. In a 220 exclusive, we spent two days with Vicky Holland and Non Stanford to go behind the scenes on this unique, yet ultimately successful, relationship…
19 August 2016 at 13:27

Inside Gwen Jorgensen's pre-Olympic training camp

What does it take to be the reigning world champion and favourite for Olympic gold? 220 headed to Gwen Jorgensen’s Olympic training camp in Spain to find out
19 August 2016 at 09:28

6 Olympic triathlon contenders hoping to beat the British women

Ideally, Team GB will sweep up all three women’s medals on offer! In case that doesn’t happen, Tim Heming sizes up the rest of the ladies’ field…
18 August 2016 at 20:00

What is a domestique in triathlon?

A domestique, or pilot, as they are often called, is a triathlete that assists their teammates by allowing them to follow in their slipstream to reduce their drag and effort levels, so they they enter the run as fresh as possible.
18 August 2016 at 09:47

Javier Gomez: Could 2016 have been his year?

As one of triathlon's all-time greats the Olympics will not be the same without Spaniard Javier Gomez taking part and giving the Brownlees a run for their money...
18 August 2016 at 08:56

Team 220 share their Rio medal predictions

Our 220 contributors tell us who they think will medal at the Olympics - who do you agree with?
17 August 2016 at 10:47

Jonny and Ali Brownlee talk Rio: pressure and preparation

After a season searching for form, the Brownlees’ heroics in Leeds and Stockholm propelled the duo back into the public imagination ahead of Rio. Tim Heming catches up with GB's favourite tri brothers to talk pressure and preparation
16 August 2016 at 13:12

Non Stanford on Rio, training, and maintaining motivation...

GB triathlon star Non Stanford talks Olympics, travelling and why the swim offers her the greatest improvement opportunities...
16 August 2016 at 11:42

How does smoking affect your lungs?

Dr Leon Creaney explains the impact smoking has on your body, and how it affects your performance
16 August 2016 at 08:55

What is cupping?

We explain ‘cupping’ , the alternative therapy that’s sweeping Rio
09 August 2016 at 13:09

Triathlon race-day: 21 common mistakes

Andy Blow outlines some common scenarios that have a habit of tripping athletes up on race-day with the solutions so you can avoid making them and race better and better
08 August 2016 at 10:25

What is Swimrun?

It’s the emerging multisport format that’s tempting triathletes – but what exactly is Swimrun? Read on for our beginners’ guide…
04 August 2016 at 11:47

How to avoid a DNF in Ironman: essential race day strategies

Entered an Ironman and worrying about hitting the wall and not completing? James Witts explains strategies that will help you avoid a DNF and complete in style
03 August 2016 at 13:33